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Lentil Croquettes

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 3-4
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Easy   Pre-Prep time:
Best for: All   Preperation time: 45 min
How to serve: Hot    

Lentil Croquettes recipe by Nazia Nazar at
A flavorful dish that wouldnt let you think of meat for a while. It tastes great when you serve it salad greens.

1 1/4 cups split red lentils
1 green bell pepper, seeded, and finely chopped
1 red onionClick to find more about onion, finely chopped
2 garlicClick to find more about garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp chopped unsalted peanuts
2 1/2 cups water
1 egg, beaten
3 tbsp allpurpose flour
1 tsp turmericClick to find more about turmeric
1 tsp cayenne pepper
4 tbsp vegetable oil
SaltClick to find more about Salt and pepper to taste
Salad greens and herbs, to serve

Put the lentils in a large saucepan with the bell pepper, onionClick to find more about onion, garlicClick to find more about garlic, garam masala, cayenne pepper, ground cumin, lemon juice, and peanuts. Add the water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes, or until the liquid has been absorbed.
Remove the mixture from the heat and leave to cool slightly. Beat in the egg and season to taste with saltClick to find more about salt and pepper. Leave to cool completely.
With floured hands, form the mixture into 8 croquettes of any shape you want.
Mix the flour, turmericClick to find more about turmeric, and cayenne pepper together on a small plate. Roll the croquettes in the spiced flour mixture to coat thoroughly.
Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the croquettes, in batches, and fry, turning once, for about 10 minutes, until crisp on both sides. Transfer to warm serving plates and serve the croquettes with crisp salad greens and fresh herbs.

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Well this is really amazing intact one of the most interesting one, hope to see more good applications. Dating

Sat Mar 26, 2011

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